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Pompeii 2-hour private guided tour with an archaeologist

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Availability: Every day
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Discover the main highlights of the ruins of Pompeii
  • Hear expert insights from an archaeologist guide
  • Learn the story of how the city was buried under ash
  • Visit the Forum, Thermal Baths, and an old brothel
What to expect

Meet your guide by the old Porta Marina Superiore for a tour of the western part of Pompeii, site of the most important public buildings, homes, and shops. Step into the shoes of the Roman citizens of Pompeii as you walk the same streets that they walked.

With your guide learn how the town was buried under molten ash and lava by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Your guide will bring the Roman Republic to life as you experience the remarkably intact structures and learn how the Romans lived both in public and private.

Hear why UNESCO inscribed Pompeii and Herculaneum on the World Heritage Patrimony list for their "complete and vivid picture of society and daily life at a specific moment in the past that is without parallel anywhere in the world."

Discover the highlights of Pompeii, such as the Basilica (Court House), and Forum, center of political and social life during the Roman Empire. See the Lupanar (brothel), House of the Faun, Termopolium Capuano and House of the Tragic Poet. Marvel at plaster casts of humans and animals at the moment of their death, and go to a bakery where you can still see the remains of the utensils including the food!

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What's included
  • Archaelogist-guide
  • Skip-the-line admission fees
Where

Via Villa dei Misteri, 3, 80045 Pompei NA

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the main entrance of the Pompeii ruins, called Porta Marina Superiore.

What to remember
  • Sunscreen and a hat it is recommended
  • Bring plenty of water
  • Wear closed-toe shoes to walk through the ruins of Pompeii
  • You can not bring handbags, backpacks, luggage or cases larger than 30x30x15 cm inside of the ruins
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When
  • Daily, every hour from 9.00am to 3.00pm
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Provider
Askos Tours
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